Overview

This six-year double degree provides an opportunity for musically gifted and talented students to explore the connections between music and law. The Law courses satisfy the requirements for the award of the professional Law degree, while the Music courses offer intensive pre-professional training in musicology, music theory, performance and composition as well as one of four music streams: music creative practice, music inquiry, sonic arts and music pedagogy. The Law degree aims to develop graduates who have excellent analytical skills, a capacity for scholarly research, effective oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to personal and professional development, ethical practice and social responsibility.

Program Code

4774

UAC Code

426050

CRICOS Code

085128C

Total units of credit (UOC)

288

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

6

Why choose this degree?

The UNSW School of Law instils in students the values, skills and qualities necessary to become qualified legal practitioners with a strong sense of citizenship, community and social justice.

Majors

  • Law
  • Music

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Legal counsel in music and entertainment industry
  • Instrumentalist
  • Music instructor
  • Copyright lawyer

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

<5

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

96.00 + Audition

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

N/A

2019 A levels 4
2019 IB Diploma 5
2019 QLD OP 6

A satisfactory music audition and an acceptable level of attainment in Year 12 music studies or equivalent

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

Additional selection criteria

All applicants must complete an online assessment and audition to gain entry to a Bachelor of Music program. In addition applicants for a Bachelor of Law must also complete the Law Admission Test (LAT).Online assessment and audition information and the online application form can be found on the Bachelor of Music auditions website.Applicants are expected to have reached the level of at least Grade 7 AMEB Performance (or equivalent) and 2 Unit Music course, 2 or 3 Unit Extension or Grade 6 AMEB Musicianship (or equivalent).

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$8,762*

Commonwealth Supported Place – multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands. \ *The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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